Earl Cole - Fiji
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Seasons: 1 | Days: 39 | Wins: 1

Survivor: Fiji (2002) - Winner, 9-0-0.

  • Received nine jury votes to win unanimously, 9-0-0, in Episode 14, "You've Got a Puzzled Look" (Day 39).
  • Sent to Exile Island 4 times. Cumulative time: In-game - 33 days; Exile - 6 days.

Earl Cole - Career statistics

Challenge stats Tribal council stats Jury stats

Season ChW ChA ChW% VFB VAP TCA TC% wTCR JVF TotJ JV% SurvSc SurvAv
S14: Fiji 1.18 10.73 0.11 8 1 9 0.89 4.98 9 9 1.00 2.00 12.16
Career 1.18 10.73 0.11 8 1 9 0.89 4.98 9 9 1.00 2.00 12.16
Earl Cole - Challenge record
  • S14 logo Fiji challenges

    Ep1 RC/IC - Chariots of Mire

    Tribal/team challenge record (6-for-16):

    • Fiji Ep. 1 RC/IC: "Chariots of Mire" - Lead puller on the the chariot, but Ravu loses.
    • Fiji Ep. 2 RC/IC: "Supply Ships" - Paddles the canoe, but Ravu blows another puzzle, loses.
    • Fiji Ep. 3 RC: "Slip, Slide, and Score" - Loses a point vs. Edgardo; Ravu loses, 6-2.
    • Fiji Ep. 3 IC: "U Pick I Chews" - Loses a point to Alex; Ravu loses 4-2.
    • Fiji Ep. 4 RC: "By the Numbers" - Never gets a chance to cross the beam; Ravu loses.
    • Fiji Ep. 4 IC: "Crab Pots" - Helps make up time on the paddling, but Ravu loses again.
    • Fiji Ep. 5 RC: "Kung Fu Cannibals" - Loses a point vs. Boo, Ravu loses big.
    • Fiji Ep. 5 IC: "Concentration" - Shown making one match, but Ravu loses, 7-6.
    • Fiji Ep. 6 IC: "Crosswalk" - Now with Moto, barely edges out Ravu, and Moto wins.
    • Fiji Ep. 7 RC: "Hot La Cross Buns" - Misses two shots, and finally, Moto loses.
    • Fiji Ep. 7 IC: "Concentration" - Smashes a skull, works the puzzle, and Moto wins.
    • Fiji Ep. 8 RC: "So You Think You Can Meke?" - Lead meke-er, and Moto wins.
    • Fiji Ep. 8 IC: "Warrior's Choice" - Never needs to shoot, and Moto wins.
    • Fiji Ep. 9 RC/IC: "River Rats" - Paddles and works the puzzle for the orange winning team.
    • Fiji Ep. 11 RC: "Slosh Pit" - Makes no catches; but his team wins, 5-4.
    • Fiji Ep. 13 RC: "Keep on Truckin'" (team portion) - Part of the losing team.

     

    Chimney Sweeps - Ep10 IC

    Individual challenge record (0-for-8): (Mean % finish: 35.7%)

    • Fiji, Ep. 10 RC: "Get Smashed" - Fourth out, chopped by Edgardo (6th/9).
    • Fiji, Ep. 10 IC: "Chimney Sweeps" - Third person out, at 34 minutes (7th/9).
    • Fiji, Ep. 11 IC: "Torched" - First person eliminated, on a hit by Yau-Man (8th/8).
    • Fiji, Ep. 12 RC: "Hungry for Love" - Gnaws 5 lbs of pork, not near the top three (6th/7).
    • Fiji, Ep. 12 IC: "Twister" - Out in first round, fails to dig up a step (tie-5th/7).
    • Fiji, Ep. 13 IC: "Grapple Perch" - Eliminated in the second round (tie-3rd/6).
    • Fiji, Ep. 14 F5 IC: "Fiji Braille Maze" - Does not advance beyond first section (tie-4th/5).
    • Fiji, Ep. 14 F4 IC: "Hanging By a Thread" - Second person to drop out, at 20 minutes (3rd/4).

     

    Redemption/Exile Island duel record (0-for-0):

    • Fiji: None.
Career challenge totals
  • Team/tribal challenges
    Wins: 6
    Played: 16
    Win%: 0.38
    Sat out: --
  • Individual challenges
    Wins: 0
    Played: 8
    Win%: 0.00
    Mean% Finish: 35.7%
  • Duels
    Wins: 0
    Played: 0
    Win%: --
    Mean% Finish: --
Earl Cole - Tribal Council record
  • S14 logo Fiji Tribal

    Final Tribal Council

    Idols held/played (1/1; 0 votes voided):

    • Fiji, Ep. 14: Finds the rehidden idol, aided by Yau-Man's clue (Day 37).
    • Fiji, Ep. 14: Plays the idol for himself at F5, voiding no votes (Day 37).

     

    VFB - Votes for the person booted (8/9):

     

    VAP - Votes against (1):

    • Fiji, Ep. 3: One vote, from Rita.

     

    Jury votes received (9/9):

    • Fiji, Ep. 14: Nine votes, from Rocky Reid, Lisi Linares, Michelle Yi, Edgardo Rivera, Mookie Lee, Alex Angarita, Stacy Kimball, Boo Bernis, and Yau-Man Chan, to win unanimously, 9-0-0.
Career Tribal Council totals
  • Hidden idols
    Found: 1
    Played: 1
    Votes voided: 0
  • Voting record
    VFB: 8
    Tribals: 9
    VAP: 1
  • Jury votes
    Made: --
    Received: 9
    Total jurors: 9
Earl Cole - Pictures
  • S14 logo Fiji image gallery
Earl Cole - Interviews
  • S14 logo Fiji interviews

    Pre-game interviews

    • None found.

     

    Post-game interviews

    • Staci Krause at IGN.com (5/15/07): "Survivor: Fiji Interview: Winner -- Earl Cole"
    • Rob Cesternino at RHAP (4/12/19): "Catching Up with Earl Cole"
    • Rob Cesternino at RHAP (6/24/20): "Black Voices of Survivor: Roundtable Wednesday, June 24"
Earl Cole - Bio
  • S14 logo Fiji bio

    Official CBS Fiji bio excerpts (circa January, 2007):

     

    "Originally from Kansas City, Kansas, Earl Cole attended business school at the University of Washington in Seattle and received a National Scholastic Achievement Award before moving to Southern California. He is currently a Senior Advertising Executive who creates and manages new media strategies, brand marketing and advertising budgets for major accounts. He formerly worked as a marketing manager at a cable company, a sales analyst for a film company and a writer’s assistant for a television comedy series.

     

    In addition, Cole also works as a composer and is an accomplished musician. He plays multiple instruments (piano, saxophone, guitar, violin…and a little bit of drums). He also enjoys playing chess, hiking, watching movies, billiards and playing basketball. He considers himself to be very intelligent, creative, athletic and confident, with a witty sense of humor. He is a member of the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP).

     

    Earl currently resides in Santa Monica, California. His birth date is April 9, 1971."

     

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